NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2022

Event Date: 
July 27, 2022 to July 28, 2022

The Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, or TIP, is pleased to share an exciting event opportunity. The National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator, a TIP program, is hosting its annual portfolio showcase event – Convergence Accelerator Expo 2022.

This must-attend FREE virtual event is your opportunity to see NSF Convergence Accelerator’s portfolio in a live exhibition format. Attendees will be able to connect with more than 45 funded research teams across six convergence research track topics that are focused on national-scale societal challenges. This year’s tracks include:

  • AI-Driven Data Sharing & Modeling
  • AI & the Future of Work
  • Networked Blue Economy
  • Open Knowledge Networks
  • Quantum Technology
  • Trust & Authenticity in Communication Systems

Last year’s event drew over 2,000 registrants from academia, industry, nonprofit, and government across dozens of countries—and this year’s event is expected to be even larger.

Engage 45+ innovation solutions focused on societal impact — A wide range of live presentations will be presented in each team’s exhibition booth. The agenda includes several environmental topics such as seafood sustainability, wildfires, biodegradable plastics, urban flooding, climate insights and more.

Expand your network — Meet new people outside of your expertise, discipline, community, and sector

Accelerate solutions into practice — Support a funded team in accelerating their solution forward through new partnerships or investments

Engage in the Convergence Accelerator program — Learn about our unique differentiators

Participate in the U.S. research and innovation enterprise — Develop and deliver technologies and solutions through NSF’s Directorate of Technology, Innovation and Partnership programs

Dates and Time: July 27 – 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET

Who should attend: Open to the public. Researchers, innovators, technology and business practitioners, and media from academia, industry, government, nonprofit, and other communities are encouraged to attend.

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